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Forum: 991
02-05-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,519
Posted By jdsc

Did you ever decide on a body shop? If not, go...

Did you ever decide on a body shop? If not, go with German Auto Body. John is the owner. He just finished some work on my 991 and did an outstanding job. I am absolutely delighted with his...
Forum: 991
03-14-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 36,302
Posted By jdsc

Just start from one side or the other and pull...

Just start from one side or the other and pull forward. It takes some effort but will come off without any tools or unscrewing any parts. The standard spoiler is a two piece unit and the SPASM is one...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,853
Posted By jdsc

For what it's worth, one of the local dealerships...

For what it's worth, one of the local dealerships which is a Penske owned facility uses Pennzoil for every oil change. Knowing Penske's affiliation with Pennzoil, it's not surprising. I imagine the...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,436
Posted By jdsc

Gary, Thanks for the bio. Quite a career and...

Gary,

Thanks for the bio. Quite a career and quite a story. Like to get together with you some day and talk about FF's, etc. Raced SCCA from 70-76 in the NorCal region and looking forward to...
Forum: 991
02-12-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,436
Posted By jdsc

Hey Gary, When and where did you do your FF...

Hey Gary,

When and where did you do your FF racing. You can pm me if you prefer.

Jim
Forum: 991
02-10-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,436
Posted By jdsc

Thanks to Gary and everyone else on this post re:...

Thanks to Gary and everyone else on this post re: tracking the 991. As expected I got the detailed and full explanation as to the where and why of Porsche brakes. And it is much appreciated. This...
Forum: 991
02-10-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,436
Posted By jdsc

Gary, I always enjoy your comments about the...

Gary,

I always enjoy your comments about the 911 on track. It's nice to hear what an experienced hand has to say. I 've got a 991 S that I am going to be tracking in a few weeks and have heard...
Forum: 991
12-24-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 36,302
Posted By jdsc

Replaced mine a couple of weeks ago. Relatively...

Replaced mine a couple of weeks ago. Relatively easy to do as described by other posters. On each side of the spoiler there is an extended section with two holes for locking tabs. Reach under either...
Forum: 991
11-15-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By jdsc

I've had the 7 speed manual with the sort design...

I've had the 7 speed manual with the sort design wheel for the last 6 months and love the look and feel. No problem with the stalk. Works great. I also did the dials in black. Love the look.
Forum: 991
09-27-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,378
Posted By jdsc

I agree with you on the Auto-Hold function. If I...

I agree with you on the Auto-Hold function. If I could disable it I would. I've had issues where I stalled the car not realizing it was engaged and have almost gotten rear ended. Not a good feeling...
Forum: 991
04-26-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

Great news! Good luck on the delivery. My...

Great news! Good luck on the delivery.

My dealer also contacted me today and asked if I would take delivery on Saturday if the car came in. Hell yes.

There is light at the end of the tunnel....
Forum: 991
04-25-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

Nav991....What's the latest on your delivery?

Nav991....What's the latest on your delivery?
Forum: 991
04-25-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

Here is an update. Getting closer. At least it is...

Here is an update. Getting closer. At least it is now on the West Coast.

Model: 991S Manual
Date Ordered: 02/07/12
Original Build Date: 04/02/12
Actual Build Date: 03/23/12
Completion:...
Forum: 991
04-19-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,475
Posted By jdsc

Beautiful car and color. Thanks for the update on...

Beautiful car and color. Thanks for the update on the manual and the adaptive seats.

According to the 991 Service information manual, "The transmission is essentially derived from the PDK with...
Forum: 991
04-04-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

Thanks for the info. My dealer is now showing a...

Thanks for the info. My dealer is now showing a newer car, (higher vin #), than mine on his inventory. Asked him today for some more information on the ship and he indicated his is still waiting. I...
Forum: 991
04-01-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

I would bet your car is on the Seven Seas...

I would bet your car is on the Seven Seas Highway. What is your vin#? Mine is 121951 and I'm 90% sure it is on the Grand Venus. If your's is close to mine with the same completion date of the 23rd,...
Forum: 991
04-01-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

Shiptracker has my ship, and car, leaving...

Shiptracker has my ship, and car, leaving Southampton today and the next destination is Cristobal, on the
Atlantic side of the Panama Canal, arriving on April 13th.....
Is it my imagination, or is...
Forum: 991
03-30-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

Got a message from the dealer that my car was on...

Got a message from the dealer that my car was on board the ship on the 28th. I have to assume that it is on the Grand Venus due into San Diego on April 26th. On the VW Logistics schedule sheet it...
Forum: 991
03-29-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,803
Posted By jdsc

Regarding ED, as I understand it, Porsche has...

Regarding ED, as I understand it, Porsche has shifted the cost to the dealer from the customer so the client no longer pays for it. My salesman said he would be happy to do it, but he would not be...
Forum: 991
03-29-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

Hopefully it made the boat but if not, I am...

Hopefully it made the boat but if not, I am reasonably confident Porsche uses other ships for their transport. I'll see if the dealer has any updates later this week.

And, congrats to you too!...
Forum: 991
03-28-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

NAV991... Looks like we may have twins! But,...

NAV991...
Looks like we may have twins! But, they will be on different ships.
I'm in Northern California. So, my baby is going through San Diego. If I am lucky, it went out on the Grand Venus on...
Forum: 991
03-28-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

Does anyone know when the car actually shows up...

Does anyone know when the car actually shows up on the dealer's inventory which is viewable online for all incoming and on the property cars?
Forum: 991
03-28-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 123,055
Posted By jdsc

User Name: jdsc Model: 991S Manual Date...

User Name: jdsc
Model: 991S Manual
Date Ordered: 02/07/12
Suggested Build Date: 04/02/12
Dealer called two weeks later and indicated build date was moved forward to March 23...
Forum: 991
03-04-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,461
Posted By jdsc

I too had a build date that moved up on the...

I too had a build date that moved up on the Manual transmission. Originally April 2, now March 23. Gotta go out and buy some cigars to celebrate the new addition to the family! It's like waiting for...
Forum: 991
02-26-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,962
Posted By jdsc

Glad to hear you had a good experience with Robb....

Glad to hear you had a good experience with Robb. Sorry he didn't have any cars for you to test. It seems like the 991's are moving quickly.
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